January 2009

Falls involving Ice and Snow

On average, each day, over 60 people visit an emergency department for injuries from a fall involving ice and snow. The highest rates are found among older adults. Learn more about falls involving ice and snow in January's Ontario Injury Compass. The January issue of Compass is part of a series of e-reports produced by the Ontario Injury Prevention Resource Centre. Each report focuses on a single injury issue and provides Ontario data broken down by age, sex and region. Each report also includes prevention tips and a list of additional resources pertaining to the injury topic.

Download the report (in PDF format) or sign up via email at compass-subscribe@oiprc.parachutecanada.org to automatically receive new reports by e-mail.

Ontario Injury Compass provides an analysis of injury issues in Ontario. Each report provides a snapshot of the most recent data available on the given topic.  By signing up, you can automatically receive notification when the reports are released. 

To sign up, please send an email to compass-subscribe@oiprc.parachutecanada.org.